2012-13 Bentley University Men's Track & Field News

  • Academic Excellence for Bentley Men's and Women's Track
    August 09, 2013
    Three members of the 2012-13 Bentley University track and field teams have been accorded All-Academic status by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). They are rising senior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./Northwest Catholic HS) and recent graduates Caitlin Fahey (Bridgewater/Coyle-Cassidy HS) and Amy Varsell (Burlington, Comn/Lewis S. Mills HS).
  • Bentley Men's Track & Cross Country Sweeps NE-10 Team Academic Excellence Awards
    July 01, 2013
    The Northeast-10 Conference announced its 2012-13 Team Academic Excellence award winners on Monday, and for the fourth consecutive year, Bentley University captured the honor in men’s cross country, men’s indoor track and men’s outdoor track.
  • Drago & Maguire Selected for 2013 Capital One Men's Track & Cross Country Academic All-America Honors
    June 26, 2013
    Recent Bentley University graduates John Drago (Avon, Conn./Avon HS) and Sean Maguire (Essex, Vt./Essex HS), two of the three captains of the 2012 Falcon men’s cross country team that qualified for the NCAA Championships, have been selected for the 2013 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Men’s Track and Cross Country team.
  • Drago and Maguire Selected to Capital One Academic All-District Team
    May 31, 2013
    John Drago (Avon, Conn./Avon HS) and Sean Maguire (Essex, Vt./Essex HS), a pair of recent Bentley University graduates, have been selected to the 2012-13 Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-District 1 track and cross country team by the region’s sports information directors.
  • Three Bentley Runners Earn All-East Recognition
    May 21, 2013
    Three members of the Bentley University outdoor track and field teams have been selected for Division II All-East Region honors by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, with all three earning the recognition in two events. They are seniors Caitlin Fahey (Bridgewater/Coyle-Cassidy HS) and Amy Varsell (Burlington, Conn./Burlington HS), who were recognized in both the 800 and 1500 meters, and freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS), in the 100 and 200 meters.
  • Hichens, Chiulli Bentley's Top Individuals During Day 2 of New Englands
    May 11, 2013
    On the men’s side, freshman Connor Hichens (Sharon/Sharon HS) established a new PR in the triple jump by finishing 13th overall and fifth among Division II athletes. His distance of 44 feet, 6.75 inches bettered his previous best by 2.8 inches. Sophomore John Chiulli (Lynbrook, N.Y./Lynbrook HS) was third among Division II competitors and 17th overall with a throw of 130 feet, eight inches in the discus.
  • Farley Places 5th in 10K at New Englands; Pratt Moves to #2 on Bentley’s All-Time List
    May 10, 2013
    In his final race as a collegian, Bentley University senior Teddy Farley (Acton/ Acton-Boxborough Reg. HS) earned a fifth place finish in the 10,000 meters during the first full day of the 2013 New England Outdoor Track Championships Friday afternoon at Stonehill College’s W.B. Mason Stadium.
  • Uthman Takes 2nd in 100 at Northeast-10 Championships
    May 04, 2013
    Bentley University freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) earned second-team All-Conference honors by finishing second in the 100 meters during the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at American International College.
  • Uthman-Olukokun Punches Two Tickets to Finals During Day 1 of Northeast-10’s
    May 03, 2013
    Bentley University sprinter Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) continued an impressive freshman year by qualifying for Saturday’s finals in both the 100 meters and 200 meters during the first day of competition at the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday at American International College.
  • Bentley Track Set for Northeast-10 Championships Friday and Saturday
    May 02, 2013
    Thirteen members of the Bentley University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams are seeded in the top eight in at least one event for this weekend’s Northeast-10 Conference Championships, which will be contested at American International College in Springfield Friday and Saturday.
  • Robinson Qualifies for Northeast-10 Championships in Steeplechase
    April 28, 2013
    Senior Craig Robinson (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough HS) qualified for next weekend’s Northeast-10 Championships in the steeplechase, with his time of 10:01.71 good for second place.
  • Uthman-Olukokun A Triple-Winner during Stonehill Invitational
    April 26, 2013
    Bentley University freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) had a busy and productive night Friday night as he won three events and competed in two others during the Stonehill Track and Field Invitational at W.B. Mason Stadium.
  • Higgins Sets PR in 1500 during Larry Ellis Invitational
    April 20, 2013
    Returning to his home state, Bentley University junior Conor Higgins (Randolph, N.J./ Randolph HS) broke four minutes in the 1500 meters for the first time in his career while competing in the 1500 meters in the Larry Ellis Invitational Saturday at Princeton University.
  • Uthman-Olukokun Chosen as NE-10 Men’s Track Rookie of the Week
    April 17, 2013
    Following an outstanding performance during the University of New Hampshire Wildcat Invitational, Bentley University freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) has been selected as the Men’s Track Rookie of the Week in the Northeast-10 Conference.
  • Uthman-Olakokun Shines During UNH Wildcat Invitational
    April 13, 2013
    It was quite an afternoon for Bentley University sprinter and jumper Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) during the University of New Hampshire Wildcat Invitational Saturday as the freshman finished first in three events, including the 100 and 200 meters, and etched his name onto the program’s all-time list in four.
  • Six Top-Ten Finishes for Bentley Men at George Davis Invitational, including Two by Uthman-Olukokun
    April 06, 2013
    LOWELL, Mass. – Members of the Bentley University men’s outdoor track team recorded ten top ten finishes Saturday during the George Davis Invitational at UMass-Lowell, including two by freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS).
  • Fahey Named NE-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the Week; Bentley’s Men’s 4x1500 Relay Also Honored
    April 01, 2013
    Bentley University senior Caitlin Fahey (Bridgewater/Coyle-Cassidy HS), following an impressive performance in the Raleigh Relays at North Carolina State, has been named the Northeast-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. It’s the third time this year she’s been so honored, the previous two coming during the indoor season. Also recognized by the NE-10, as Men’s Relay Team of the Week, was the Falcon quartet of freshman Sean Nee (West Yarmouth/Dennis-Yarmouth Reg. HS), junior Conor Higgins (Randolph, N.J./ Randolph HS) and seniors John Drago (Avon, Conn./Avon HS) and senior Craig Robinson (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough HS).
  • Bentley Men Set School Record during Raleigh Relays
    March 30, 2013
    During the Raleigh Relays Saturday at North Carolina State’s Paul Herr Track, four members of the Bentley University men’s outdoor track team broke a 12-year-old school record in the seldom-contested 4x1500 meter relay.
  • Kennedy Qualifies for New Englands in 100 Meters During Raleigh Relays
    March 29, 2013
    The highlight for the men’s team was a New England qualifying performance by junior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./Northwest Catholic HS) in the 100 meters. He finished in exactly 11.00 seconds, placing fifth of eight in his heat, tenth among Division II competitors and 38th of 109 overall.
  • Drago Has Bentley’s Highest Finish during Bridgewater State Bear Invitational
    March 23, 2013
    An eighth-place finish by senior John Drago (Avon, Conn./Avon HS) was the highest placing by a member of the Bentley University men’s track and field team during its initial meet of the outdoor season, the Bridgewater State Bear Invitational Saturday. Drago placed eighth in a field of 49 with a time of 4:09.27.
  • Kennedy & Uthman-Olukokun Earn All-Region Honors
    February 27, 2013
    Two sprinters on the men’s team received All-Region honors with junior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./West Hartford HS) recognized in the 200 meters and freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olakokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) honored in the 60.
  • Hichens Sets PR in Triple Jump at New Englands
    February 23, 2013
    On the men's side, Bentley was led by freshmen Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) and Connor Hichens (Sharon/Sharon HS). Uthman-Olukokun finished 12th in the semifinals of the 60 meters with a time of 7.14. Hichens moved to sixth on the Falcons' all-time list in the triple jump, with his 43 feet, 7.75 inch leap a new personal best.
  • Kennedy Breaks Own School Record in 200 Meters
    February 22, 2013
    Bentley University junior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./Northwest Catholic HS) broke his own school record in the 200 meter preliminaries Friday night during the New England Championships at Boston University’s Track and Tennis Center, with his time of 22.03 seconds improving on the mark he set on the same track a month ago by two-tenths of a second.
  • Drago, Maguire Lead Bentley to Fifth Place Finish in Northeast-10 Championships
    February 16, 2013
    Bentley University seniors John Drago (Avon, Conn./Avon HS) and Sean Maguire (Essex, Vt./Essex HS) each recorded second-place finishes while helping the Falcons take fifth place in the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Indoor Track Championships Saturday night at the Reggie Lewis Center.
  • Bentley Set to Compete in Northeast-10 Track Championships Saturday at Reggie Lewis
    February 15, 2013
    The Bentley University Falcons will be at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston Saturday afternoon and evening for the 12th annual Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Track Championships. Field events are scheduled to get underway at 4 pm, and the first track event is slated for 4:30 pm.
  • Storm-Related Schedule Changes (updated Feb. 7 7:15 PM)
    February 07, 2013
    Schedule changes to to this weekend's storm will be posted here as available.
  • Impressive College Debut for Uthman-Ulokokun
    February 02, 2013
    Freshman Edy-Elliot Uthman-Olukokun (West Warwick, R.I./West Warwick HS) made his debut with the Bentley University men’s indoor track and field team Saturday during the Dartmouth Winter Classic and came away with a first, a second and a third-place finish.
  • Kennedy Breaks School Record in 200 during BU Terrier Classic
    January 26, 2013
    Junior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./Northwest Catholic HS) set a school record and sophomore Anthony Charter (Hubbardston/Quabbin Reg. HS) also excelled for the Bentley University men’s indoor track team during Saturday’s Boston University Terrier Classic at the BU Track and Tennis Center.
  • Kennedy Breaks School Record in 300 Meters
    January 20, 2013
    Junior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./Northwest Catholic HS) broke a 13-year-old school record in the 300 meters while competing for the Bentley University men’s indoor track team during Sunday’s Greater Boston Track Club Invitational at Harvard University’s Gordon Track and Tennis Center.
  • Kennedy & Fahey Post Victories for Bentley at Tufts Invitational
    January 12, 2013
    Junior Eric Kennedy (West Hartford, Conn./Northwest Catholic HS) and senior Caitlin Fahey (Bridgewater/Coyle-Cassidy HS) posted winning efforts for the Bentley University indoor track team during the Tufts Invitational Saturday at the Gantcher Center.
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